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Hurricanes | South Carolina Public Radio
Hurricanes | South Carolina Public Radio

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"H" is for Hurricanes. The term “hurricane” comes from the West Indian word “hurrican,” which means “big wind.” Hurricanes are classified into five categories using the Saffir-Simpson scale based on...
Hispanics | South Carolina Public Radio
Hispanics | South Carolina Public Radio

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“H” is for Hispanics. Hispanics are among South Carolina’s oldest and most recent immigrant groups. Long before English settlers landed at Jamestown, Spanish explorers laid claim to the territory in...
Asparagus | South Carolina Public Radio
Asparagus | South Carolina Public Radio

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"A" is for Asparagus. Asparagus was an important cash crop in South Carolina from the 1910s until the mid-1930s. With cotton prices low and the boll weevil creeping closer, farmers in the "Ridge"...
Pickens | South Carolina Public Radio
Pickens | South Carolina Public Radio

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"P" is for Pickens. [Pickens County, population 3,012, chartered 1868] Pickens County lies in the northwestern part of South Carolina. Both the county and its seat are named in honor of Revolutionary...
Fundamentalists | South Carolina Public Radio
Fundamentalists | South Carolina Public Radio

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“F” is for Fundamentalists. The designation “fundamentalists” is an umbrella term that takes in many theologically conservative, evangelical Protestants from several denominations and independent...
Impact of Cold War on South Carolina
Impact of Cold War on South Carolina

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Students will use the links provided to understand the three ways South Carolina was impacted by the Cold War. They will draw and label the map with notes they take accordingly. Students will label...
Greeks | South Carolina Public Radio
Greeks | South Carolina Public Radio

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“G” is for Greeks. Greek immigrants began arriving in South Carolina at the turn of the 20th century, seeking to escape the economic stagnation of their own country. They quickly found a niche in...
Six Degrees of the Gilded Age in South Carolina
Six Degrees of the Gilded Age in South Carolina

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This activity is based loosely on the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. The teacher can choose to place students into five different groups, giving each group a challenge question, or can make this an...

Unionists | South Carolina Public Radio
Unionists | South Carolina Public Radio

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“U” is for Unionists. Unionists in South Carolina were anti-scessionists and supporters of the federal Union in the decades prior to the Civil War—especially during the Nullification Crisis of the...
Blackville | South Carolina Public Radio
Blackville | South Carolina Public Radio

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“B” is for Blackville [Barnwell County; population 2,973]. Incorporated in 1837, Blackville originated as a depository on the South Carolina Railroad. It was named for Alexander Black, a railroad...
Burnettown | South Carolina Public Radio
Burnettown | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Burnettown (Aiken County; 2010 population 2,673). Incorporated in 1941, Burnettown is located in the Horses Creek Valley of Aiken County. In 1890, Daniel Burnette purchased land along a...
Williston | South Carolina Public Radio
Williston | South Carolina Public Radio

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“W” is for Williston [Barnwell County, population 3,307]. Located on U.S. Highway 78, the town is named for early settlers, the Willis family. In 1832, Elijah Willis, a local planter, donated land for...
Malaria | South Carolina Public Radio
Malaria | South Carolina Public Radio

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"M" is for Malaria. Malaria was arguably the most significant disease in the history of South Carolina from the colonial period until the early 20th century. It is a parasitic infection caused by...
Columbia | South Carolina Public Radio
Columbia | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Columbia (Richland County; 2010 population 130,493). Named for Christopher Columbus and created in 1786 as the nation’s first truly planned capital city, Columbia has a unique history...
Segregation | South Carolina Public Radio
Segregation | South Carolina Public Radio

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“S” is for Segregation. Segregation, the residential, political, and social isolation of African Americans, by law and custom was accomplished in South Carolina in the last quarter of the 19th century...
Drovers | South Carolina Public Radio
Drovers | South Carolina Public Radio

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“D” is for Drovers. From around 1800 until the 1880s, livestock from Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina were driven through Greenville County to the seaport at Charleston—destined for...
Williamston | South Carolina Public Radio
Williamston | South Carolina Public Radio

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“W” is for Williamston [Anderson County; population 3,791]. Around 1842 West Allen Williams discovered a mineral spring on his property that gave rise to the town named for him. Stories of the spring...
Central |  South Carolina Public Radio
Central | South Carolina Public Radio

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"C" is for Central [Pickens County; population 3,522]. The town of Central came into being when the Atlantic and Richmond Air Line [later the Southern Railroad] laid a track through Pickens County in...